Articles About Intelligentsia

March 27, 2013

This is the first in a four-part series that will highlight some of the most critical issues surrounding organic production in coffee farming systems.  Its principle aim is to shed some light on the reasoning that informs farmers’ decisions when considering whether or not to pursue organic certification and to examine the rationale for choosing to purchase organic coffees from a consumer’s perspective.  The final piece will describe Intelligentsia’s position on organic coffee in the context of our overall commitment to sustainability. ... Read more »

March 25, 2013

Every May The James Beard Foundation recognizes the country’s top chefs, restaurateurs, cookbook authors, food journalists, restaurant designers and architects.  A “James Beard Award” notes both the arrival of rising stars and signifies proven superiority of the industry veterans.
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February 4, 2013

Tips on how to execute the purest method of brewing, the Pourover, from our Wholesale Educator, Jesse Raub.... Read more »

February 4, 2013

Learn about how Direct Trade encourages transparency and incentivizes quality from Intelligentsia's own, Geoff Watts.... Read more »

October 31, 2012

Come inside our Chicago Roasting Works and learn a little bit more about what we do, how we view coffee, and the great people who make it all happen. ... Read more »